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Secure Messaging App Telegram Adds Usernames And Snapchat-Like Hold-To-View For Media

techcrunch.com — Telegram, the security-focused messaging app, now lets you add friends without necessarily knowing their phone number. An update to the iOS and Android apps today has introduced the option to register a username, although all users must still bind their account to a phone number.
Oct 23, 2014

Telegram now supports usernames -- if you're one of the 35M monthly users then that's a nice new addition tcrn.ch/ZIMpkj

Carmel Ventures Raises $194M From Investors Including Baidu

techcrunch.com — Israeli venture capital firm Carmel Ventures has closed its latest investment fund worth $194 million. Called Carmel Ventures IV, the fund's investors include several major Chinese companies, including Baidu (the maker of China's biggest search engine), mobile services provider Qihoo, and financial conglomerate Ping-An. Other investors include Horsley Bridge Partners.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @TechCrunch: Carmel Ventures Raises $194M From Investors Including Baidu tcrn.ch/ZNCTN1 by @catherineshu

Oct 22, 2014

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Tim Armstrong Doesn’t Say The Wrong Thing About Women In The Workplace

techcrunch.com — Editor's note: Fara Warner is editorial director of Aol Tech and This Built America. In the past few weeks and months, conversations about women in our industry have run the gamut from companies such as Google and Facebook willing to pay to freeze women's eggs so they can put off having children and Satya Nadella's karmic misstep to the data-rich, but solution-poor disclosure of just how few women are at the top of tech.

Xiaomi Is Moving International Users’ Data Out Of China Ahead Of Further Global Expansions

techcrunch.com — The past year has been an eventful one for Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi. The company's devices are now sold in seven countries in Asia, that's a big step up from Xiaomi's inception - when it retailed in China only - and, with big plans to be global, the company is finally migrating international user data to servers outside of China, as International VP Hugo Barra revealed today.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @jonrussell: Xiaomi migrating international user data out of China — faster, more secure services ahead of more global expansions tcrn.ch/1DAiB8A

Oct 22, 2014

Xiaomi migrating international user data out of China — faster, more secure services ahead of more global expansions tcrn.ch/1DAiB8A